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The Pre-Flight Brief

Devoted to aviation law, safety and security.

April 4, 2012

NTSB Rejects Second Attempt To Obtain Medical Certificate By Airman With Disqualifying Conditions

April 3, 2012

Airman Fails To Prove “Unknowing Ingestion” Defense To Positive Drug Test

March 29, 2012

Pilot’s Reliance Upon VFR GPS Does Not Excuse TFR Bust

March 28, 2012

Do Limitations On A Foreign Pilot License Carry Over To A U.S. Airman Certificate Issued Under FAR 61.75?

March 20, 2012

Are You “Actively Engaged”?

March 15, 2012

Airmen With Special Issuance Medical Certificates Will No Longer Need To Carry Their Letter Of Authorization With Them

March 7, 2012

Virginia PIlot Sentenced For Flying After Revocation Of Certificate

February 27, 2012

FAA Updates Aviation Safety Reporting Program

February 24, 2012

Pilots Of Charitable Medical Flights May Now Accept Fuel Reimbursement

February 23, 2012

FAA Reauthorization Mandates Oversight Of Part 141 Flight Schools

February 15, 2012

DOT Releases First Half 2012 SIFL Rates

February 13, 2012

Can You Log PIC Flight Time In IMC Without An Instrument Rating?

February 10, 2012

Don’t Accept A Clearance If It Will Result In You Violating The Regulations

February 7, 2012

Must A Pilot Always Demonstrate A Circling Approach During A Part 135 Instrument Proficiency Check? Not Necessarily.

February 6, 2012

Can A Mechanic Be Prosecuted For Falsification Of Maintenance Records?

January 27, 2012

Independent Violation of FAR 91.13(a) Requires Specific Proof

January 3, 2012

IRS Adjusts 2012 FET Rates For Inflation

December 9, 2011

When Is A Flight Manual “Current” Under FAR 91.9(b)(1)?

December 8, 2011

NTSB Proposes Amendment To Reporting Requirements For ACAS Advisories

December 6, 2011

BARR Is Back In Business

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